neosyllogy saidmore worth my attention than global news, my best friend's wedding, my parent's medical issues, or my acquaintances art exhibit?
To that note if it where that important you would be at that weeding or taking your parents to get medical attention then rather on your phone.
Set and SERVED
No. Unless you live in a small town along with all your friends and family.
Most of us have friends, family, business contacts, and other interests that are spread across the country or globe all of whom are doing things we care about more or less simultaneously.
That's the beauty of being online. We're no longer forced to remove people or things we care about from our lives because they are distant. The phone -- and what it represents -- is enriching.
But, if you have a small group of friends and interests that you can be in very regular physical contact with more power to you. Me? My presence is with a hundred people even if my body is confined to a few at a time.